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ENMC workshops

Next deadline for a workshop application: September 15


ENMC Workshopsbericht

Bone protective therapy in DMD. 1-3 June 2018

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Grant opportunity on DM1 research

The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Applications (RFA) for the Development of a Genome Editing Strategy for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1. MDF intends to issue two 2-year awards of up to $250,000 total cost each for projects that address the evaluation of genome editing strategies for DM1 that target the DMPK gene.

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12th Swiss Meeting on Muscle Research

Magglingen, 4-6 November 2018

This meeting offers an excellent opportunity to interact with researchers working on muscle physiology and pathology and working in Switzerland.
Registration and abstract submission until September 1st


Molecular mechanisms of muscle wasting during aging and disease

Ascona, 23-28 September 2018

This meeting will focus on the molecular mechanisms involved in muscle wasting diseases including cachexia, sarcopenia and muscular dystrophies. Its focus on disease aspects in skeletal muscle, its interactive format and its small size makes this meeting unique.

Registration closes on September 1st


STAC3 variants cause a congenital myopathy with distinctive dysmorphic features and malignant hyperthermia susceptibility.

Zaharieva I, Sarkozy A, Munot P, Manzur A, et al.
Hum Mutat. 2018 Aug 31.

31 August 2018

Muscle Wasting Diseases: Novel Targets and Treatments.

Furrer R, Handschin C.
Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2018 Aug 27

27 August 2018

Residual force enhancement contributes to increased performance during stretch-shortening cycles of human plantar flexor muscles in vivo.

Hahn D, Riedel TN.
J Biomech. 2018 Aug 22;77:190-193

22 August 2018

Estimation of voluntary elicited motor neuron discharge using a peripheral nerve collision technique at different contraction strengths.

Scheidegger O, Kamber N, Rösler KM.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Aug;129(8):1579-1587.

17 Juli 2018